Mariko

Mariko

Born in Tokyo, Japan. She lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. She studied in Canada at the age of 15 and graduated from a Canadian high school. She then studied philosophy at the University of Paris IV in France. Obtained master degree in Philosophy of Science and Language at the same university. She has lived in France for 12 years. She works as a writer and translator. She writes about feminism and sustainable and environmental issues.

8 Eco-Friendly Sunscreens!

When you go out or go to the beach, it is important to protect your skin from the UV light. There are so many brands that offer sun protection on market, but it’s not easy to see which one is…

Ins and Outs 2024 to Live More Sustainably

The beginning of 2024 was shocking in Japan, with the earthquake that hit near Ishikawa Prefecture on January 1. We are reminded that natural disasters can hit anytime and we should appreciate having shelter and food. It makes us appreciate…

7 Ideas for Sustainable Living in Japan

Japan has a long way to go in terms of reducing the carbon footprint or protecting the environment. It is easy to find cheap disposable items in stores, practical but often over-wrapped in plastic. We are very good at creating…

Best Bulk Shops in the Tokyo area!

When you shop, you inevitably end up with a lot of plastic waste. Foods, snacks, detergents are packaged in plastic. However, if you shop at bulk stores, you can greatly reduce the amount of trash. It is perfect for those…